Information for young people about Germany

You're interested in spending some time in Germany, learning the German language or you're simply looking for some information on the country? Then you have come to the right place!

In this section of the website, we're providing you with information about youth mobility, international meetings and programmes in Germany. Besides basic information on topics such as travelling and accomodation, we're also introducing German organisations that are active in the areas of international exchange, information on sponsorship opportunities, on German language courses and on jobs and internships.

More Information links about studying, working, voluntary work and travelling in Germany (and the other European countries) can be found in the information box below!

  1. General Information
  2. Volunteering
  3. Au pair
  4. Education & Training
  5. Studying
  6. Jobs & Internships
  7. Permanent work
  8. Grants & Funding
  9. Learning German
  10. Travelling & Accomodation

    Permanent work

    If you already finished your studies in your country, your first step should be the recognition of your certificates:

    "The Job of My Life":
    "The Job of My Life" is a programme initiated by the German Employment Service with the goal of promoting youth mobility in Europe. The programme enables young people and unemployed young professionals from all over Europe to undergo an in-company vocational training or take up skilled employment in Germany.

    You can find more information on the programme and the conditions on its website:

    The European Job Mobility Portal EURES gives you further information about living and working in Germany: The EURES portal also provides extensive information and advice that can prove helpful for everyone who wants to be mobile in the european job market. 

    "Make it in Germany":                                                                                  
    “Make it in Germany” ( is a multilingual portal welcoming international qualified professionals to Germany. It is run by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Amongst other things, the portal informs qualified professionals who are interested in immigrating about their career prospects and shows them how to organise their move to Germany – and what makes it worthwhile to live and work here.

    In the database of the German Employment Center ( you can search for job offers.

    General information about the EU Blue Card, which is a work permit issued by 25 out of 28 EU Member States to highly-qualified non-EU citizens, can be found on Detailled information about the EU Blue Card in Germany are provided on